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British Academy Fellows

Record for: MCMAHON, Professor April, FRSE

Post: Vice-Chancellor of Aberystwyth University

Specialisms: Historical Linguistics, Phonetics and Phonology, Linguistics

Vice-Chancellor Aberystwyth University (2011-)
Lecturer in Linguistics Selwyn College (1988-2000)
Professor of English Language and Linguistics The University of Sheffield (2000-2004)
Vice Principal Planning, Resources and Research Policy, University of Edinburgh University of Edinburgh (2008-2011)

Principal publications:
Evolutionary Linguistics, 2012
Language Classification by Numbers, 2005
Lexical Phonology and the History of English, 2000
Change, Chance and Optimality, 2000

Elected to the Fellowship: 2005 § H4